You've gotta try these! The flavor of the lil' smokies gets into the meatballs and the sauce is divine - nicely sweet with a little spice from the chili sauce (not hot). Omit the horseradish if you don't like any heat. You can make these in the crockpot, the oven, or an electric skillet.
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- 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 (2 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix (Lipton)
- 3 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce (Heinz)
- 3 tablespoons horseradish
- 1 (18 ounce) jar grape jelly
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 (1 lb) package Little Smokies sausage
- 1Preheat oven to 375°F.
- 2Combine all ingredients for meatballs and mix well.
- 3Using about 1 tablespoon of mixture, form balls and place in shallow baking dish; Bake for 20 minutes.
- 4Remove meatballs from oven, stir in sausages.
- 5Combine sauce ingredients, pour over meatballs & sausages, return to oven for 15 minutes or until sauce thickens.
- 6Or arrange meatballs and sausages in the crock pot, cover with sauce and let cook 2 hours or more.
- 7SKILLET: 1st bake the meatballs, mix and heat the sauce on your stove top, then add all along with the sausages to an electric skillet and simmer for an hour or until sauce thickens.
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Nutritional Facts for Meatballs & Lil' Smokies Appetizer Snack
Serving Size: 1 (189 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 482.3
- Calories from Fat 208
- Total Fat 23.1 g
- Saturated Fat 8.4 g
- Cholesterol 93.9 mg
- Sodium 1489.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 48.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
- Sugars 31.1 g
- Protein 20.3 g